Exciton formation and ionization revealed via ultrafast THz absorption dynamics

M. A. Carnahan, R. A. Kaindl, D. Haegele, R. Lovenich, D. S. Chemla

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Abstract

We demonstrate a high-sensitivity terahertz probe to study low-energy exciton dynamics and interplay of exciton and free carrier populations in GaAs/AlGaAs quantum wells. Formation, recombination, and ionization of excitons are studied from a novel perspective.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2002
PublisherOptica Publishing Group (formerly OSA)
ISBN (Electronic)1557527083
StatePublished - 2002
EventQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2002 - Long Beach, United States
Duration: May 19 2002May 22 2002

Publication series

NameOptics InfoBase Conference Papers

Conference

ConferenceQuantum Electronics and Laser Science Conference, QELS 2002
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityLong Beach
Period5/19/025/22/02

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Mechanics of Materials

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